On July 25th, the Russian Ministry of Defence revealed targets of Russian missile strikes in Ukraine.
In Western Ukraine, Russian missiles struck a transshipment base, destroying US-supplied ammunition for HIMARS multiple-launch rocket systems and shells for US M777 large-calibre howitzers. The attack was carried out near the town of Bogdanovtsy in the Khmelnitskyi region.
On the eve, Russian Kalibr missiles were filmed during the launch from the Black sea area:
Another target for Russian missiles was a temporary deployment point of 95th Airborne Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the village of Kostantinovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic. As a result of the attack, over 100 Ukrainian servicemen and foreign mercenaries were destroyed.
On the same day, the Russian Ministry of Defence reported that an attempt of Ukrainian sabotage group to advance and land from fast landing boats on the territory of thr Kherson Region was thwarted in Dneprovsky estuary. Two Ukrainian landing boats with saboteurs on board were destroyed as a result of Russian strike.
The Ukrainian military command is preparing for a large counter-offensive operation against Russian forces in the Kherson region. According to unconfirmed reports, the counterattack was planned for August and will be timed to coincide with the Independence Day of Ukraine (on August 24th).
The AFU are escalating the situation in Southern Ukraine, launching counter-attacks along the front lines, instigating saboteurs to kill local officials, shelling civilian facilities to threaten the locals and targeting strategic infrastructure to deprive the Russian military from transfering reinforcement to the front lines.
The military preparations are accompanied by loud political claims and declarations of the upcoming operations. The official announcement of any military operations on the southern front lines results in military losses as the Russian side has already increased missile attacks on the AFU military facilities in the Nikolaev and Odessa regions. On the other hand, such a media campaign is aimed at changing public opinion in the West and create a new impetus for international support for Ukraine.
Even despite losses on the battlefields, the Kiev’s ability to declare any offensive operations may increase financial and military assistance to the Kiev regime and overcome Western fatigue from the war in Ukraine.
In turn, the Russian side is reinforcing the air defence forces in the Kherson region. So far, it is not clear if Russia has enough forces to protect and save control of the territories in southern Ukraine.
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Why shouldn’t Russia have enough forces to defend the south? Every bigger counterattack will run into a meatgrinder of artillery, airstrikes, missiles and what else Russia has plenty of. Strange article.
US has been planning to destroys Russia Ukraine EU and China, even EU because EU is competitor of US’s trade.
We have not heard about that in the whole Wild West.
It must have been given to You by infected source. Try to make an antivirus check and remember a firewall.
Only Russians and people from the bad parts of Arabistan can write anything like that.
That’s because you are deaf. Joe Biden farted on your ears and your face for too long.
Your app is trying to steal money from my bank account. Are you Ukrainian?
If the Russians are saying they don’t have enough forces to defend the south you can bet it’s to lure the Ukrainians into believing the Russians don’t have enough forces to defend the south. Two weeks ago there were posts on telegram about lots of Grads, tube arty, Buk’s and SU-25’s crossing into Crimea.
There is also the new Chechen battalion deployed in the area.
I dont think so. If true its second or third class. It might be some of the few left veterans of theirs.
They hardly exist anymore or are alive but wounded.
you don’t think at all……. don’t even try, you are too stupid.
There are 1.3 million people in Chechnya. Half of them male which makes 650,000. Half of them are military age which is 350,000. Half again are likely in jobs or commitments which leaves 175,000 and all of them have at least one year of military service so they know how to hold a gun and march. A Russian BTG is about 1000 men so that makes 175 potential BTG’s. Russia has 21 million trained reservists of military age btw.
Chechens are born to fight.
Lure? As source of military intelligence? You’re sick
The Russians are famous for military deception. We didn’t learn half of what the Russians got up to in WW2 until the archives began to open up in the mid 1990’s. Our history of WW2 in the east was written by the Germans and they were fooled so badly that we still don’t have a clear picture as to what actually happened as opposed to what the Germans thought was happening. And yes the Russians are very capable of baiting the Ukrainians into a trap in Kherson and they’re capable of hiding their forces from NATO satellites and surveillance aircraft as well as spoofing signals intelligence. If you think they are above moving a trainload of empty boxes and putting some pyrotechnics in place to bait HIMARS that’s right up their alley.
Hope so. But you can’t hide armies from a mass of American intelligence. How hiding tanks and heavy machinery? I am sure the US sees every step on the ground. But it doesn’t really matter.
Of course the US is the all seeing eye of Sauron … I’ve seen the ads and heard the pitches just like you. In the real world however airborne radars don’t see over the horizon and satellites can be jammed and blinded.
Justin Bronk, an aviation analyst at RUSI military thinktank in the UK, said they are blind to the air war in Ukraine because they can’t get aircraft close enough to view the battlefield with sensors. They are guessing and going on what the Ukrainians tell them.
As far as blinding satellites goes Iran blinded a US satellite using a battery powered laser in 2011 … Russia has WAY better toys than Iran does.
Russia has never had a great military, they have always struggled in this department. Most of their “victories” are thanks to weather and attrition.
Russia produces great soldiers and some great military minds but their political leadership has a spotty record over the centuries. When the Russian politicians stay out of it and allow Russian generals to fight as they see fit the Russians rarely lost a fight but when the politicians meddle in the military things go badly.
As far as “weather and attrition” both side in a battle always fight in the same weather conditions. If one side is better at fighting in adverse conditions do you really consider that a flaw?
Attrition is a military strategy available to both sides. If you look at the history of Russian warfare you’d find they fought mostly manuever battles on the open steppe using cavalry … When you think of a Russian soldier a Cossack on horseback wielding a sabre is most often what springs to mind for fuck sake.
Of course cavalry charges against prepared defences is suicide even if they are charging with tanks so whether the Russians are fighting the Germans in WW2 or fighting the Ukrainians today if the conditions call for attrition then attrition is the best strategy to use. The Russians also fought some nifty manuever battles in WW2 and Ukraine is far from being over.
Military schools will look back on the special military operation in Ukraine in great detail. Russia pulled off an incredible military feat, using far less troops than their opposing force.
If I were Stoltenberg, I’d hang my head in eternal shame and never leave my house again.
Syrian operation was won due to old man winter you say?
I call bullshit. GTFO amateur. Learn some history before spouting off some nonsense.
Look up operation Bagration. Its back and its coming for you bitch!
Developing Glonass was a game changer.
Maybee his crack pipe is in his behind. I have given him a link to the real world.
It’s in yours actually. and a banana in your mouth. no difference between your butt and your mouth anyway.
What a joke. The Ukras know much more about the Russians then the other way around.
By Youtube we can see detailed warmaps day pr day. They tell where most units are or was a few days ago. They dont say if a unit is downseized.
It also has maps from the same source for where artillery and most missiles hit. It also registrate ongoing fires.
By that it has been very visible Russia has moved troops from the Kherson front to Luhansk making the advance.
So now You see those troops are reduced very much(Ukras has lost many too). Those are not back.
Your version for bet it a total looser up in the air or deep.
The Ukras at the same time only has a little more troops at Kherson. But they do have HImars.
Its also well known the Russians there are digged deep after the rivercrossing. Thats a very good idea and might be needed.
sod off monkey
The main change as try by Ukras are to let the Russians have less and less supply and real reinforcments. By that they can force the Russians to retreat. I say CAN.
Zelinsky very much is morale speach giving hope. Thats what Presidents do.
Probably they’ll let UAF advance, then surround the troops and kill them all. If not, any attempt of UAF to go out of cities, where they are for more than 5 months, will be finished by Russian MLRSs, arties and aviation before they even reach Russian infantry or armor.
I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your bridge down. It’ll be the blowjob to end all blowjobs.
Why do You ask those silly questions and even so know Ukras will run into a meatgrinder.
You are an incompetent fool and dont follow fx Youtubes, which has many facts in details. After some attension its posssible to avoid most of very biased and propagandized sites.
One sober Ukra is Dennis Davydov Youtube. He lives there. He often has very good maps. He also go in details in many things.
Remember to look for when his Youtubes are made. He is Ukrainian but is as objective as it goes, so You dont have to have sunglasses.
Ukraine is losing, that is all that matters
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Yes Penys Davidov. I verry like him.
He is verry smartz alomost as me. He works for Ukras army but not biased at all. I swallow all he says.
I also verry like Ostrolvsky from VICE. He reminds me of my uncle Magnus. Verry sexy.
The US UK Poland may come over, are we still in the Black sea? The routes could be directly from the Black sea to Odessa and Kherson, from Romania to Southern Ukraine and also to Ukraine through Poland. It will be best to keep Ukraine everso busy and plaster it from now until then. Put more targets in Western Ukraine onto the strike list. The railways and roads should be on the target list too.
Not only does Putin refuse to commit enough troops he constantly interferes with military decisions and restricts his militaries use of weapons and common tactics. He is on some high tech crazy.
Idiot, the people of ukraine have suffered enough, now is not the time to start levelling cities, thats what barbarians do, thats precisely what we are NOT.
Michel, are you a European? Because Europeans definitely ARE barbarians and even 2nd class barbarians, to the American variety.
It is imperative that the RF holds the ground they have taken. If they don’t defend those areas their supporters in those areas will pay the price in blood. We already know what happens to civilians if the RF forces withdraw, the Ukro-Nazis will murder anyone deemed to have ‘collaborated’ with the RF.
And then say those were Ukrainians who defied the russians and were killed by them before they retreated. Thats what all nato allies do seems to be the first thing nato teaches them.
Well if the Russians don’t have enough forces they had better get them.
They try averything they can. Now they even has a fictive Odessa unit telling plus plus to the sheep.
Honestly, they don’t do much of anything. Putin is inept and rather incompetent. Medvedev would be more decisive in the current situation.
Medvedev? HAHA … Hi is just playing tough cause he does not want to be seen as a traiter. Remember when he handed lybia to the west on a silver platter by not vetoing the resolution which they then used to bomb ghadaffis forces into oblivion while landing arab al quaida troops ind Misrata with british ships?
So, he was a bit naive. Just one more reason why Russia will NEVER trust the West again.
To be fair to Medvedev, Russia wasn’t ready to prevent Libya. Same with Serbia. The western forces of the US and its nato poodles just by-passed veto’s and mandates as they own the organisation lock, stock, and barrel.
Did anyone understand that?
Why did southfront leave out the best part from that first clip from today (2022-07-25) briefing by the Russian ministry of defense? The sea skimming missile with TV-optics, it’s the first time they shown that.
Russia BETTER HAVE enough personnel on hand in the south to defend Kherson towns and villages! It would not be fair to the people there to allow Ukes to overrun the area and exact revenge on all suspected supporters, many of whom have taken steps for Russian citizenship already. Remember Bucha?! Ukrainians in liberated areas need to be confident that once liberated they will be defended at all costs!
Kherson had Ukrainian majority.
Only in your empty monkey head, most Russians didn’t even dare to say they were Russians. so keep your Ukro-Nato bullshit from NYT for your trans boyfriend.
Since Russia knows for sure that they are attacking there, they have plenty of time to prepare for it. Much like the Kharkiv trap, I think Russia is devising a counterattack strategy that will hopefully encompass the attacking army.
From what I’ve heard the land around Kherson is steppe. The Ukrainian forces have to cross miles of open fields to attack the Russians … it’s basically suicide without air superiority. The Russians have been attacking the Ukrainians brigade by brigade with artillery, taking out their command posts first then concentrating on assembly areas. Every day they pick a different couple of Brigades then when those brigades get reconstituted they attack them again.
I doubt the attack will ever happen, no one in their right mind would broadcast where they are attacking for this long and still do it. I suspect it’s a feint to either draw attention away from the real target or saber rattling, knowing full well you don’t have the strength to attack anywhere.
Russians had eight years to prepare for the special operation and it is quite clear they didn’t do too much preparing at all. They aren’t too quick to respond to anything.
Idiot, you dont understand a damn thing, you vanya or vern?
The more you talk the more you sound like a vern. Just sayin.
I’ve been hearing about Zelensky’s big attack every month after Russia stared their special operation. Each went by and on a couple occasions they did attack but the Russians wiped the floor with them. When a nation drafts old men and women to fight on the front lines it means their army is kaput. Zelenskys army does not have the train men necessary for a grans attack and Britain training 10,000 every three months won’t help because all they will get is basic training which won’t prepare them for major combat!
Attack the Ukraine so much that independence day just does not happen.
This will be the new independance day flag. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_Banner_(Soviet_Union)
Ukraine cannot carry out any large scale offensive because if they gather in any large numbers they will get blown up by many different kinds of Russian missiles. No need to be a military analyst to figure out that Ukraine is bluffing to keep the money laundering and weapons siphoning operation going. Good job Russia keep targeting west Ukraine
Endless Ukro counteroffensive attempts ordered by Zelensky and his commissars remind me of inept and desperate Soviet counteroffensives in 1941…. but eventually Soviets learned to fight. If you allow your enemy time and space to seize the initiative eventually they will find weakness in your line and they will exploit it.
Give it up boys. You are putting your trust in regimes thousands of miles away. These regimes have sat on their smug arses getting rich for decades. Now they want your help to catch up on Russian military tech.
Russia hasn’t made that mistake because it has fought most of the western armies before and knew what to expect. European armies have been using rockets during battles since Napoleon, maybe before that. All western military gave up on the tech as useless because they still believed in outdated military tactics. A reason why Napoleon wiped the floor with most european armies to begin with. The Russians did not abandon the tech and are now unrivaled because of it.
Ukrainian soldiers, think about it. Is your life worth a few US/nato data sets? Where were the US and its nato poodles when you were holed up in Mariupol?
Russian rockets during Napoleon war? What alternate reality are you posting from?
Look it up. The British were using them also on occasions. They were very unpredictable which is probably why they were dropped. The Chinese have been using them in their local wars centuries past.
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Ukrainian counteroffensive….please. Haven’t we heard enough about these yet? Any large scale movement will be obliterated.
Russia is working to repair the bridges that have been damaged in the Kherson region. They will need further commit extensive anti-air defense troops to the region, to intercept AFU rocket and artillery attacks on the vital bridges that cross over to Kherson proper. I’m wondering where Ukraine thinks they will come up with the manpower and resources to launch a magical counter offensive. If the AFU had the ability, they would have already. They can’t get people to sign on to the AFU, so they hand out draft notices, and arrest people in Kiev and elsewhere who don’t produce military papers. Ukraine is a failed state, with Zelensky really not in charge of anything at this point. Kherson will hold a referendum on independence, and join the Russian Federation. That is my humble opinion, anyway.
The Ukrainian forces to attack russians will be as Ukrainian as the Free Syrian Army was Syrian. The West loves to have domestic sounding names for the scumm of the world they bring into every warzone. When the croats attackt knin and the krajina and drove out all serbs living there vor centuries a huge contingent of international fashists was among them inkl. those Bandera Fans from Ukraine. I heard croatians are have payed back the favour by sending their own voluntaries to fight in donbas.
Zio psychos in charge of Keev, make we want to heave.
How come Russia can shoot down 80% of everything thrown at it but Ukraine can’t even intercept a slow-go cruise missile flying over half of what’s left of the country?
There is a video that shows why. The Kalibr have a bunch of countermeasures and even false targets. In the video a buk missile can be seen intercepting the false target, while the Kalibr passes at a lower altitude around 5-6 seconds after.
Obviously for the Khinzal it is another story entirely.
Its past time for Russia to begin real bombing raids on West Ukraine. Kill em all!
Clear the area with the flame thrower?
4 ukrainian attacks already fail ed in the south with losses. Lets see this time 😂😂
And when the women start hitting the ground and their mangled burnt corpses start showing up in the little villages they were born to be buried in glad baggies it will all be done. to the last Ukrainian! This wont take long. (it’s the best way to be sure all the banderites are worm food)